Fall report cards are in and Mercy Hospital Joplin has aced patient safety. Mercy Joplin received high marks the Leapfrog Group for keeping patients safe from errors, injuries, accidents and infections. More than 2,600 U.S.hospitals were scored, and only 32 percent of them received an A. Hospital President Gary Pulsipher tells News Talk KZRG they’re honored. “We’re honored to be recognized by Leapfrog for the tremendous work that Mercy Joplin staff, nurses and physicians provide every day.